About

Our Mission

The mission of the International Packaged Ice Association is to promote the growth and superior business practices for the packaged ice industry through the ongoing development and management of standards and value added services that enhance the image of the industry to the consumers and trade-partners. IPIA will achieve these objectives through proactive leadership directed by priorities set by its member companies.

Officers

Chairman:

Jeff Tyler
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice

1839 Gentry Parkway
Tyler, TX 75702

Vice Chairman/Treasurer:

David Bryant
The Ice Man

5849 Commonwealth Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254

Secretary/Assistant Treasurer:

Walter Berry
Berry’s Artic Ice

200 N Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603

Associate Member
Conference Chairman:

Kevin DesJardins
KEITH Manufacturing Co.

401 NW Adler Street
Madras, OR 97741

Immediate Past Chairman:

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice

3640 Francis Avenue
Chino, CA 91710

Directors

2018

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Chris Morse
Getchell Brothers Ice
(800) 439-2823

Jarrod Snyder
York Ice Company
(717)848-2639

2019

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Jeff Messerschmitt
Messerschmitt Ice Service
(641) 684-6207

2020

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice
(800) 352-2423

Steve Ward
Arctic Glacier, Inc
(209) 495-8525

Committees

Marketing Committee

Provides direction and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for marketing and projects promoting the Association and its members.

Walter Berry/Chair
Berry’s Arctic Ice
(800) 638-5220

Gary Jerow
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Jesse Mireles IV
Mireles Party Ice
(210) 824-2400

Deb Conklin
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Steve Ward
Arctic Glacier, Inc
(209) 495-8525

Membership Committee

Acts as liaison with staff in developing membership services for current members and recruitment strategies for potential members.

Raymond South/Chair
Keith Manufacturing
(541) 475-3802

Pattie Franklin
Polar Temp
(866) 827-3232

Annette Peters
Polar Temp
(866) 598-4206

Jacob Abbo
U.S. Ice Corp
(313) 862-3344

Darrell Mount
Keet Consulting
(205) 620-9843

Derek Rudzinski
Laconia Ice
(603) 524-2143

Scott Curie
Bags, Inc.
(405) 427-5473

Sean Odom
The Ice Plant
(601) 485-9111

PIQCS Standing Committee

Provides direction and promotion for industry-wide sanitation program development, effects liaison with the IPIA national public health consultant and acts as a voice for the industry in addressing local, regional and national health officials.

David Bryant/Chair
The Ice Man
(904) 384-2013

Kevin DesJardins
KEITH Manufacturing Co.
(800) 547-6161

Fred Lomangino
Ice King & Cold Storage
(800) 848-0272

Tommy Sedler
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Brian Washnock
Reddy Ice
(801) 634-0045

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Brett Fletcher
Spring Water Inc
(800) 256-7711

Mike McSharry
Arctic Glacier, Inc.
(917) 246-4101

John Smibert
North Star Ice
(519) 455-3690

Walter Berry
Berry’s Arctic Ice
(800) 638-5220

Rob Gillum
Home City Ice
(800) 759-4411

Chris Morse
Getchell Brothers
(800) 439-2823

Jarrod Snyder
York Ice Company
(717) 848-2639

Plant Operations

Provides current information relating to OSHA and other regulatory bodies on issues pertaining to the operation of an ice plant.

Jeff Messerschmitt/Chair
Messerschmitt Ice
(641) 684-6207

Jody Botner
Corbin Ice
(800) 253-1516

Tobi Ferguson
Vogt Ice
(800) 853-8648

Saad Abbo
U.S. Ice Corp.
(313) 862-3344

Ed Churchwell
AC Ice Co.
(800) 352-2423

Brian Ballman
Modern Ice
(800) 543-1581

Bill Ellis
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Public Affairs Committee

Monitors all legislative and regulatory activity impacting the ice industry and its operations. The committee responds to the initiatives of the ice industry through contact with the Board of Directors, the general membership.

Jeff Tyler/Chair
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Bo Russell
Holiday Ice, Inc.
(800) 924-5823

Darren Boruff
Reddy Ice Group, Inc
(214) 526-6740

Howard Mackie
Zippy Ice
(980) 355-9851

Strategic Task Force Committee

Brent Bonvarlez/Chair
Arctic Glacier Inc
(519) 352-1400

Darren Boruff
Reddy Ice
(214) 526-6740

Jane McEwen
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Dann Ades
Cold Star Ice
(909) 628-2105

Dave Bryant
The Ice Man
(904) 384-2013

Bob Morse
Getchell Brothers
(207) 989-7335

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Charlotte Maginnis
Leer
(813) 505-1342

Jeff Tyler
Tyler’s Super Quality Ice
(903) 597-8245

Disaster Preparedness Committee

Plans and coordinates Disaster Preparedness Program for Association members

Archie Harris/Chair
Rose Ice & Coal Co.
(910) 762-2464

Bill Bentley
Ice World Journal
(301) 963-8600

Jane McEwen
IPIA
(800) 742-0627

Hall of Fame

Berkoski IPIA Advocacy Award